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Lexicon :: Strong's H7349 - raḥûm

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TWOT Reference: 2146c

Strong’s Definitions

רַחוּם rachûwm, rakh-oom'; from H7355; compassionate:—full of compassion, merciful.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H7349 in the following manner: merciful (8x), compassion (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H7349 in the following manner: merciful (8x), compassion (5x).
  1. compassionate

    1. always of God with one possible exception

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רַחוּם rachûwm, rakh-oom'; from H7355; compassionate:—full of compassion, merciful.
רַחוּם adjective compassionate; — always of God: אֵל רַחוּם Deuteronomy 4:31, וְחַנּוּן ר׳ Exodus 34:6 (J) = Psalm 86:15; Psalm 103:8; later חַנּוּן ור׳ 2 Chronicles 30:9; Nehemiah 9:17, 31; Joel 2:13; Jonah 4:2; Psalm 111:4; Psalm 112:4; Psalm 145:8; והוא ר׳ Psalm 78:38.
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2 Chronicles



9:17; 9:31


78:38; 86:15; 103:8; 111:4; 112:4; 145:8






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7349 matches the Hebrew רַחוּם (raḥûm),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate H7349 and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in faithfulness and [fn]truth;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:31 - “For the LORD your God is a compassionate H7349 God; He will not abandon you nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:9 - “For if you return to the LORD, your brothers and your sons will find compassion in the presence of those who led them captive, and will return to this land. For the LORD your God is gracious and compassionate H7349, and will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:17 - “They refused to listen,
And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You performed among them;
So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in [fn]Egypt.
But You are a God of forgiveness,
Gracious and compassionate H7349,
Slow to anger and abounding in [fn]mercy;
And You did not abandon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:31 - “Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end of them or abandon them,
For You are a gracious and compassionate H7349 God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:38 - But He, being compassionate H7349, [fn]forgave their wrongdoing and did not destroy them;
And often He [fn]restrained His anger
And did not stir up all His wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:15 - But You, Lord, are a compassionate H7349 and gracious God,
Slow to anger and abundant in mercy and [fn]truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:8 - The LORD is compassionate H7349 and gracious,
Slow to anger and abounding in mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:4 - He has caused His [fn]wonders [fn]to be remembered;
The LORD is gracious and compassionate H7349.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:4 - Light shines in the darkness for the upright;
He is gracious, compassionate H7349, and righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:8 - The LORD is gracious and compassionate H7349;
Slow to anger and great in mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:13 - And tear your heart and not merely your garments.”
Now return to the LORD your God,
For He is gracious and compassionate H7349,
Slow to anger, abounding in mercy
And relenting of catastrophe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - Then he prayed to the LORD and said, “Please LORD, was this not [fn]what I said when I was still in my own country? Therefore in anticipation of this I fled to Tarshish, since I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate H7349 God, slow to anger and abundant in mercy, and One who relents of disaster.

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